The Clemency of Canning

Punch 33 (24 October 1857): 171

The cartoon refers to Charles, Lord Canning (1812-1862), who replaced James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, as Governor-General. According to the Sceptered Isle, he reorganized India's administrative, legal, and financial systems.

More commentary on the 1857 Indian Mutiny (Sepoy Rebellion)

  • The Asiatic Mystery
  • Full Marching Order
  • Every Inch A Soldier
  • The British Lion's Vengeance on the Bengal Tiger
  • O God of Battles! Steel My Soldiers' Hearts!
  • Justice
  • The Red-Tape Serpent — Sir Colin's Greatest Difficulty in India
  • Mr. Bull's Expensive Toys
  • Too "Civil" By Half
  • Scanned image by Philip V. Allingham; text by PVA and George P. Landow

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